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The adventures of_tom_sawyer_chapter-2


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The adventures of_tom_sawyer_chapter-2

  1. 1. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain Chapter Two: The Fence <ul><li>Characters: </li></ul><ul><li>TOM SAWYER </li></ul><ul><li>AUNT POLLY </li></ul><ul><li>BEN ROGERS </li></ul><ul><li>BILLY FISHER </li></ul><ul><li>And… OTHERS </li></ul><ul><li>It was Saturday morning. Tom had to work. He had to paint the fence. </li></ul><ul><li>Tom had a big bucket of paint and a brush with a long handle. He looked at the fence. I want to go </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming. I want to go fishing. I don´t want to paint the fence. My friends will all see me. They´ll laugh at me. </li></ul><ul><li>After an hour, Tom was tired. </li></ul><ul><li>He looked sadly at the big bucket of paint. </li></ul><ul><li>Tom had an idea… </li></ul><ul><li>Soon he saw one of his friends, Ben Rogers. </li></ul><ul><li>I´m going swimming, Ben said. You have to work!!! </li></ul><ul><li>I´m not working, said Tom. I like paint a fence! and </li></ul><ul><li>Tom started to paint again. There was a happy smile on his face. </li></ul><ul><li>Ben watched him. ´Let me paint th fence” he said. </li></ul><ul><li>No, said Tom. It´s very difficult. </li></ul><ul><li>Ben was not happy. Please let me paint it, he said. I´ll give you my apple. Tom thought for another minute. All right, he said. </li></ul>So Tom sat down and started to eat Ben´s apple; and Ben started to paint the fence. After an hour, Ben was tired. He gave the bucket of paint and the brush to Tom. Then he went away. Then Tom saw another friend, Billy Fisher. Billy was holding a Kite. Let me paint a fence, said Billy. No, said Tom. It´s very diffucult. I´ll give you my kite, said Billy. Tom thought for a minute. All right, he said. The morning passed. The fence was painted twice and Tom had a Cat a cake a kite and others things. He was happy. He went to speak to Aunt Polly. The fence is painted, and there is no more paint!. Aunt Polly was very surprised. You are good boy, Tom! She said.